TRIBUTES have been flooding in for eight-year-old Aalish Naylor, who passed away last Sunday.

Aalish was diagnosed with neuroblastoma in December 2015 and is a rare form of childhood cancer which affects the nerve tissue.

Her mum Jo said: "Aalish was absolutely wonderful. She was amazing. She was outgoing, friendly, she loved her school and her friends.

"She always loved going to Blackpool, and she was the roller coaster queen. The bigger the roller coaster, the better. She was only eight years old, but nothing fazed her. She had no fear of anything."

Aalish was also a had strong links with Barnsley Football Club and they said in a statement: "Aalish was a much loved and well-known figure amongst the Barnsley fanbase and throughout the town.

"Rest in peace Aalish, Once a Red, Always a Red.”